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Church History Library

The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information.

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American Libraries
Media Type
11
collections
15,528
texts
Year
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1954
99
1952
99
1951
108
1950
120
1948
110
1941
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Topics & Subjects
11,533
Church Periodicals
2,388
Church periodicals
1,777
Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971) -- Periodicals
1,084
Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals
502
News of the Church
204
Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association (1877-1934) -- Periodicals
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Creator
4,379
the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints
2,890
scandinavian and danish mission
2,489
german mission
1,322
netherlands mission
1,284
george quayle cannon 1827 – 1901; deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
495
deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
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Language
7,420
English
3,174
Danish
2,553
German
1,798
Dutch
139
Spanish
116
Welsh
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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church Magazines
collection
5,462
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
De Ster
collection
1,783
ITEMS
541,837
VIEWS
collection
eye 541,837
International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
Skandinaviens Stjerne
collection
3,135
ITEMS
539,193
VIEWS
collection
eye 539,193
Scandinavian Star Periodical for the Scandinavian and Danish Mission from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in October of 1851 in Copenhagen. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Title varies: Skandinaviens stjerne, V. 1 (1851)- V. 105 (1956); Den Danske stjerne, V. 106 (1957)- V. 133 (1984); Stjernen, V. 134 (1985)- V. 147 (1998). Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Danish title: Skandinaviens Stjerne. Organ for den danske og Norske Mission af Jesu...
Der Stern
collection
2,489
ITEMS
521,406
VIEWS
collection
eye 521,406
International German Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in January of 1869 in Zurich. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. German title: Der Stern. Eine Monatschrift zur Verbreitung der Wahrheit. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08442 Replaced Die Reform (1862-1864) General Conference Issues News of the Church (Nachrichten der Kirche)
The Improvement Era
collection
879
ITEMS
468,642
VIEWS
collection
eye 468,642
The Improvement Era (1897-1970) was the official arm of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. It followed the CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE (1879-1896). Joined officially to the YMMIA, the Era immediately became the premier adult periodical of the Church through its General Authority sponsorship and its focus on theology, history, contemporary affairs, and life in the Church.
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
collection
2,597
ITEMS
450,018
VIEWS
collection
eye 450,018
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the BRITISH ISLES from 1840 to 1970. Parley P. Pratt, an APOSTLE of the Church and the first editor of the periodical, outlined its purpose in its first issue, May, 1840, "The Millennial Star will stand aloof from the common political and commercial news of the day. Its columns will be devoted to the spread of the fulness of the gospel- the restoration of the ancient principles of Christianity-the...
The Juvenile Instructor
collection
1,283
ITEMS
278,395
VIEWS
collection
eye 278,395
JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR The Juvenile Instructor began publication in January 1866 and was the first children's magazine published between the Mississippi River and the West Coast of the United States. Its first issue identified its primary audience as the children of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its purpose was to help prepare them for future responsibilities. It was originally published as a 10 1/2 by ­15 1/2 inch four-page, three-column, semimonthly publication. The...
Conference Reports
collection
312
ITEMS
210,449
VIEWS
collection
eye 210,449
Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. &nbsp Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (October) General Conferences, commonly called Conference Reports. In the past, these reports were distributed in booklet form only to Church leaders (bishoprics and higher), Church employees, and libraries. Currently, they are only produced for historical and administrative purposes. The conference report for the Church's...
Topic: Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Instructor
collection
494
ITEMS
163,901
VIEWS
collection
eye 163,901
The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
The Contributor
collection
204
ITEMS
63,320
VIEWS
collection
eye 63,320
The Contributor (1879- 1896) proposed "to represent the Mutual Improvement Associations, and to furnish a publication of peculiar interest to their members and to the mature youth of our people". Purchased by the Cannon Publishing Company in 1892, Abraham H. Cannon became the editor and publisher. Cannon died suddenly in July 1896, and the Contributor ceased publication with the October issue. In November 1897 the general board of the YMMIA launched an official magazine, the...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 4,560
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 4,194
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
texts
eye 4,139
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church periodicals
3 v. 25 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals, Ohio -- Newspapers
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,966
favorite 3
comment 2
2 v. in 1 (384 p.) 25 cm.
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Topic: Ohio -- Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 3,835
favorite 1
comment 0
4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
Church History Library
by Edward Lennox Sloan 1830-1874 ; Henry Lavender Adolphus Culmer 1854-1914 ; J Graham ; Robert Wallace Sloan 1855-1926 ; Lorenzo Stenhouse ; R.L. Polk
texts
eye 3,698
favorite 3
comment 0
11 v.: ill., maps; 18-26 cm
Topics: Maps, Directories, Utah Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City...
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,680
favorite 4
comment 0
Xi, 443 p. 23 cm. Book of Mormon, 1869 facsimile. The series was copyrighted in 1990, but was not completed until 1993. The note “Reproduced 1990” appears along the inside margin.
Topic: Book of Mormon 1869 facsim
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 3,371
favorite 1
comment 1
January 1909 to August 1909, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,327
favorite 0
comment 0
562 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,325
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,297
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,111
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,016
favorite 0
comment 0
519 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Conference Reports
texts
eye 3,013
favorite 2
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,964
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,738
favorite 0
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,692
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,637
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,617
favorite 0
comment 0
532 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,474
favorite 1
comment 1
90 nos. (iv, 121 p.) 11 cm.
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,471
favorite 1
comment 0
January 1915 to June 1915, * ill. *
Church History Library
by Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941
texts
eye 2,470
favorite 0
comment 0
9 v. ill., facsims., ports. 22-26 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Periodicals
335 p.: 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories
xvi, [1], 475 p.: ill.; 26 cm.
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Topic: genealogy
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,267
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes index. vii, 174 p. ill., facsims., maps, music, ports. 28 cm..
Topic: Latter-day Saints Business College (Salt Lake City)
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,258
favorite 0
comment 0
472p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,228
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topics: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission, genealogy
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,150
favorite 2
comment 2
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,137
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,088
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,080
favorite 1
comment 0
July 1912 to December 1912, * ill. *
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,062
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,032
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,011
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,971
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,970
favorite 1
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,969
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,959
favorite 2
comment 1
4 nos. 24 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals
v. ; 14-29 cm.
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,894
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,892
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,890
favorite 0
comment 0
208, [62] p.: ill.; 27 cm.. 1 map (39 x 53 cm. folded to 23 x 18 cm.)
Topics: Agriculture -- Utah, Maps, Directories, Utah Utah Maps, Utah Utah Industries, Utah Utah Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,863
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,844
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
3 v.
Topic: Freemasons
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,842
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Auckland Sunday School Union
texts
eye 1,793
favorite 1
comment 0
496 p. 187 nos. (159 p.), 18 nos. (20 p.): 14 cm.
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,742
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,740
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,735
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,729
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,715
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,694
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,675
favorite 1
comment 2
v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,649
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,649
favorite 1
comment 0
317 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,619
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,611
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
177 p., [3] leaves of plates ill., ports. 28 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Controversial Literature, Danites